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    Hi Mathias, I have been having similar symptoms for the last few months. In particular, I also...

    Hi Mathias, I have been having similar symptoms for the last few months. In particular, I also have the thinner hands with visible veins (my veins have *never* been visible; phlebotomists have always had to work very hard to find one and draw blood). I am in addition having shortness of breath...
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    Possible/likely ALS - afraid and uncertain

    At this point, I've had a fairly extensive battery of tests done. The problem isn't that the internist wants to follow procedure and I'm asking for reassurance regarding ALS -- the problem is that all my tests have come back normal, so most other ailments have been eliminated. On account of...
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    Possible/likely ALS - afraid and uncertain

    Increasingly concerned -- need advice dealing with doctors Hi all, I posted here about a month ago. Since then, I am feeling short of breath 24/7 throughout the day, which acutely worsens with even mild exertion (e.g. after taking 3 stairs). The shortness of breath gets worse when lying on my...
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    Possible/likely ALS - afraid and uncertain

    Hi, Thanks for your reply. I spoke to a neurologist about my concerns and also mentioned my worry about the drug use and toxin exposure. She herself did the NCV and EMG yesterday, and today I have had the MRI done. According to her, the NCV and EMG indicate no ALS. However my hands are still...
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    Possible/likely ALS - afraid and uncertain

    Hi all, I have had an NCS and EMG done, both clean. However, the irregular quivering of fingers (which I have observed in some videos of the hands of PALS) is getting worse, and I am noticing ASL-style fasciculations in both my thenars; perhaps I just caught the symptoms too early? (Hopefully...
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    Possible/likely ALS - afraid and uncertain

    Hi all, I am 21, male (yes, I know; read on though, please) I have been severely depressed for several years. Last year I took to a lot of drug use and grappled with marijuana addiction. During the worst of this time, I smoked large amounts daily out of a gravity bong jerry rigged from a...
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